Why did Devin Hester retire?

Hester played for the Baltimore Ravens and Seattle Seahawks last year but has not played in a game this season. “Over the last year, I’ve spent time reflecting on my career surrounded by friends and family, and I realized it’s time for me to officially retire from the NFL,” Hester said in a statement.

Does Devin Hester play football anymore?

Hester keeps up with the NFL; he stocked his two fantasy teams this year with a mix of young guys and veterans he once played against. He says he briefly drifted away from the league after he retired, but experiencing the game with Dray has brought him back.

What team is Devin Hester on right now?

Devin Hester, once a Chicago Bear and now an Atlanta Falcon, facing the organization that drafted him, the team with which he registered 19 regular-season return touchdowns before scoring an NFL-record 20th in Week 3 with the Falcons. Hester was a return specialist only in his final season with the Bears.

Who is eligible for 2022 NFL Hall of Fame?

Notable first-year eligible candidates included linebacker DeMarcus Ware, wide receiver Andre Johnson and punt/kick returner Devin Hester. This year’s class was chosen Jan. 18 by the Hall’s board of selectors during a virtual meeting. The eight new Hall of Famers will be enshrined in early August in Canton, Ohio.

Who is the greatest kick returner of all time?

Brian Mitchell

Rank Player RtY
1 Brian Mitchell 19,013
2 Allen Rossum 15,003
3 Josh Cribbs 13,488
4 Mel Gray 13,003

Who is the greatest return man of all time?

1. Devin Hester. No player was more dangerous in the return game than Devin Hester. Opposing teams would do everything in their power to avoid kicking the ball in his direction, and the 5-foot-11, 190-pound speedster still retired with a number of NFL records as a return specialist.